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Institutional Advancement

2012

11-17 November 2012
Tin Ka Ping Mainland Scholars and Senior Administrators Exchange Programme 2012

7 November 2012
Award Ceremony for Honorary Court Members 2012

25 October 2012
Naming Ceremony of Chan Wai Nam Function Hall

14 October 2012
“Walking with Lingnanians” Fundraising Walkathon 2012

8 October 2012
Opening Ceremony of Wong Hoo Chuen Hall and Wu Jieh Yee Hall

25 September 2012
Teaching, Research and Service Awards Ceremony 2011/12

16 - 29 September 2012
The 11th and 12th Seminars for Senior Administrators from East Guangdong Region

29 June 2012
Lingnan Foundation representatives pay visit to Lingnan

31 May 2012
Shandong University representatives pay visit to Lingnan

29 May 2012
Lingnan Education Organization Ambassadors Appointment Ceremony

27 April 2012
ZeShan Foundation Scholarships Presentation Ceremony

8 February 2012
Lingnan Education Organization Ambassadors Sharing Night



 

Tin Ka Ping Mainland Scholars and Senior Administrators Exchange Programme 2012

The annual programme of “Tin Ka Ping Mainland Scholars and Senior Administrators Exchange Programme 2012” was held from 11 to 17 November 2012 on campus. This year, ten scholars and senior administrators from Beihua University, Hainan Normal University, Jiangnan University, Nankai University, Shanghai Normal University, Sichuan University, South China Normal University, Yunnan University, Yunnan Normal University and Zhejiang University participated in the Programme.

Heads and representatives of academic departments and administrative units introduced and expounded programmes with liberal arts characteristics to the participants. Two scholars who had joined the programme in 2010 shared their experiences in executing liberal arts education in their respective institutions in the Mainland China.

The Programme is a philanthropic act of Dr Tin Ka Ping who is a staunch supporter of Lingnan’s liberal arts education. Dr Tin donated HK$3 million and HK$300,000 to the University in 2008 and 2011 respectively, together with the HK$3 million from the government’s matching grants, the “Tin Ka Ping Education Fund” was established to finance the Programme with the aim to promote liberal arts education in Mainland China.
 
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Mr Peter Leung Pak-yan, Directors of Tin Ka Ping Foundation (7th from the left), President Chan Yuk-Shee (6th from the left) and the participants of the Programme.
 

Award Ceremony for Honorary Court Members 2012

Lingnan University appointed nine distinguished individuals as Honorary Court Members on 7 November 2012 in recognition of their contributions to the University as former Council and/or Court members or to the community at large. An award ceremony for the Honorary Court Members was held at Lingnan Club in Central.

Honorary Court Members will continue to contribute to the development of the University by offering professional advice and promoting the University’s interests in Hong Kong and elsewhere.

The new Honorary Court Members include:
ŸMr Christy Choy Cho-kwong
Dr Richard Lam Cheung
Mr Sammy Leung Chung-sing
The Hon Ng Leung-sing, SBS, JP
Mr Tinlo Poon Pa-yuen
Mr Henry Sam Chien-man
Mr Peter Wong Pak-heung
Dr Patrick Wu Po-kong, JP
Mr Young Kah-fay

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The University's Council Chairman The Hon Bernard Charnwut Chan (back row centre left), President Chan Yuk-Shee (back row centre right) and the Honorary Court members.
 

Naming Ceremony of Chan Wai Nam Function Hall

Lingnan University held a naming ceremony on 25 October 2012 in appreciation of the generous donation from Mr Chan Wai-nam, BBS, Chairman of Ping Shan Enterprise Company Ltd, by which the Dr Ian Chan Yau Nam Hostel Bursaries were set up. Located on the ground floor of Lingnan’s new campus (near Fu Tai Estate), the Chan Wai Nam Function Hall was built to provide more teaching and learning facilities in line with the needs of the University under the new four-year university system.

Officiating guests of the naming ceremony included Mr Chan Wai-nam, BBS, Chairman of Ping Shan Enterprise Company Ltd, Dr Ian Chan Yau-nam, Director and General Manager of Ping Shan Enterprise Company Ltd, the Hon Bernard Charnwut Chan, GBS, JP, Chairman of the University’s Council and President Chan Yuk-Shee.

As a staunch supporter of education, Mr Chan Wai-nam appreciates Lingnan’s liberal arts traditions and thus seeks to support its further promotion. The Dr Ian Chan Yau Nam Hostel Bursaries will provide financial support to students in need so that they can enjoy hostel life on campus.
 
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President Chan Yuk-Shee (left) and Council Chairman The Hon Bernard Charnwut Chan (right) present a souvenir to Mr Chan Wai-nam.

“Walking with Lingnanians” Fundraising Walkathon 2012

 

“Walking with Lingnanians" Fundraising Walkathon 2012 was held on 14 October 2012 with the participation of more than 800 students, alumni, teachers, staff and friends of Lingnan University. As the opening event of “Lingnan University Week 2012”, an array of activities of the University, the walkathon started from Sha Tin Town Hall Plaza and proceeded along Shing Mun River. Around HK$1.3 million was raised in support of the University’s whole-person development programmes.

Officiating guests of the kick-off ceremony included Mr Eddie Ng Hak-kim, SBS, JP, Secretary for Education, Government of HKSAR; The Hon Bernard Charnwut Chan, GBS, JP, Chairman of the University Council; Mr Ben Wong Chung-mat, MH, JP, the then Treasurer of the University Council; Mr Patrick Ma Ching-hang, JP, Chairman of the University Institutional Advancement Committee and President Chan Yuk-Shee.

Under the Sixth Matching Grant Scheme, every dollar raised from the Walkathon will be counted in Lingnan’s application for matching grants on a dollar-for-dollar basis, creating double benefits for the University.

Awards were presented to top individual and team fundraisers as well as the team with the highest number of participants:

Highest amount of donation: Individual
Champion: Dr James Tak Wu
First Runner-up: Prof Albert Ip Yuk-keung
Second Runners-up: Dr Robin Chan Yau-hing and Dr Frank Law Sai-kit

Highest amount of donation: Team
Champion: Department of Management
First Runner-up: Asian Capital (Corporate Finance) Limited
Second Runners-up: Kwong Sun Hong Limited, LU Supporters, Lingnan Club and Asia Insurance Company Limited and Lingnan University Alumni Association (HK)

Highest number of participants: Team
Champion: Lingnan Dr Chung Wing Kwong Memorial Secondary School
First Runner-up: LU Sports Team
Second Runner-up: Lingnan Hang Yee Memorial Secondary School 


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Officiating guests officiated at the Kick-off ceremony at the starting point.
 

Opening Ceremony of Wong Hoo Chuen Hall and Wu Jieh Yee Hall

The opening ceremony of the Wong Hoo Chuen Hall and Wu Jieh Yee Hall was held on 8 October 2012, officiated by Dr Patrick Wu Po-kong, JP (representative of Wu Jieh Yee Charitable Foundation and Dr Wong Hoo-chuen), The Hon Bernard Charnwut Chan, GBS, JP, Chairman of the University Council, Mr Ben Wong Chung-mat, MH, JP, the then Treasurer of the University Council and President Chan Yuk-Shee. 
 
Mr Bernard Chan expressed his deepest gratitude to Dr Wong Hoo-chuen and Wu Jieh Yee Charitable Foundation for their support over the years. President Chan also thanked for their contributions to Lingnan, which have enabled the University to provide 700 well-equipped and comfortable hostel living places to students.

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(From left) The then Council Treasurer Mr Ben Wong, President Chan Yuk-Shee, Dr Philip Wu Po-him, Dr Patrick Wu Po-kong and Council Chairman The Hon Bernard Charnwut Chan.
 

Teaching, Research and Service Awards Ceremony 2011/12

Lingnan University held the Teaching, Research & Service Awards Ceremony 2011/12 on 25 September 2012 to honour 12 academic and administrative staff for their outstanding achievements in teaching, research and service. 

Dr and Mrs James Tak Wu Award for Outstanding Service
Ms Jo Lee-koan, Linda, Department of Marketing and International Business, received the “Dr and Mrs James Tak Wu Award for Outstanding Service” in recognition of her substantial service to the University, the community and charitable sector.
 
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Dr James Tak Wu (centre), Ms Linda Jo (3rd from the left) and members of the senior management.
 

The 11th and 12th Seminars for Senior Administrators from East Guangdong Region

Lingnan University and the Federation of Hong Kong Chiu Chow Community Organizations co-organised “The 11th and 12th Seminars for Senior Administrators from the East Guangdong Region” on 16-29 September 2012 on the University campus. 

This is the third-year cooperation between the University and the Federation for these annual seminars. Two seminars under the themes of “Executive Authorities and Law Enforcement” and “Cultural Resources and Tourism Enterprise” attracted 37 and 36 senior administrators from the East Guangdong region respectively. 

Professors of Lingnan University and experts from government departments and corporations shared their experiences and expertise with the attendees. Thematic visits to government departments and attractions were also arranged to enrich participants’ horizons. The two-week seminars were sponsored by the Federation of Hong Kong Chiu Chow Community Organizations to strengthen the knowledge exchange between local and Mainland senior administrators.
 
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The Founding President of the Federation of Hong Kong Chiu Chow Community Organizations, Mr Chan Wai Nam (6th from the left) and President of the Federation of Hong Kong Chiu Chow Community Organizations, Dr Ian Chan Yau Nam (9th from the left), Associate Vice-President (Academic Quality Assurance) of Lingnan University, Prof Chan Tsang Sing (7th from the left) and the senior administrators of the 11th seminar.
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The senior administrators of the 12th seminar.
 

Lingnan Foundation representatives pay visit to Lingnan

Dr Bobby Fong, Secretary of Lingnan Foundation, Mr Albert Chen and Dr Chui Tsang, Trustees of Lingnan Foundation paid a visit to Lingnan University on 29 June 2012. The delegation was warmly received by Prof William Lee, the then Acting President and Mr Matthew Mo, Director of Institutional Advancement and Alumni Affairs. During the visit, trustees met with staff of the Office of Mainland and International Programmes, Department of Visual Studies and Office of Service-Learning and also the students, to learn about the progress of their sponsored programmes.

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Mr Albert Chen (4th from the left), Dr Bobby Fong (4th from the right) and Dr Chui Tsang (3rd from the right) with Prof William Lee, the then Acting President (centre), Mr Matthew Mo, Director of Institutional Advancement and Alumni Affairs (2nd from the right) and representatives of the Department of Visual Studies and Office of Service-Learning.
 

Shandong University representatives pay visit to Lingnan

A delegation from Shandong University paid visit to Lingnan University on 31 May 2012. The delegation was received by Ms Jessie Law, Institutional Development Manager and Ms Erica Fung, Senior Institutional Development Officer. They exchanged the University’s fundraising and institutional development experiences with the delegates.


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Ms Jessie Law, Institutional Development Manager (1st from the left) and Ms Erica Fung, Senior Institutional Development Officer (2nd from the left) exchanged experiences with the delegates from Shangdong University.
 

Lingnan Education Organization Ambassadors Appointment Ceremony

The Lingnan Education Organization (LEO) Ambassadors Appointment Ceremony was held at Lingnan Club on 29 May 2012. Dr Frank Law, Vice-Chairman of LEO and Mr Herdip Singh, Associate Vice-President and Comptroller of Lingnan University, officiated at the Ceremony and presented certificates of appointment to the students. This year, 32 students were appointed LEO Ambassadors. They will help promote Lingnan’s fine traditions and carry out its noble mission of “Education for Service”.

Generously supported by LEO, the 10-year “LEO Ambassadors Programme” provides awards and scholarships to recognise students with outstanding academic and social service performance, and to support needy students to go on exchange. Awardees of the Programme are appointed LEO Ambassadors.

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Dr Frank Law, Vice-Chairman of Lingnan Education Organization (1st from the left) and Mr Herdip Singh, Associate Vice-President and Comptroller of Lingnan University (1st from the right) presented certificates of appointment to the students.
 

ZeShan Foundation Scholarships Presentation Ceremony

ZeShan Foundation awards 20 scholarships annually to support students who will go on exchange for one academic semester. The ZeShan Foundation Scholarships Presentation Ceremony was held on 27 April 2012 with the honorable presence of Ms Yan Chan, Program Director and Ms Hilda Shum, Program Associate of ZeShan Foundation. The 2012/13 scholarships recipients received the Scholarships and showed their gratitude towards ZeShan Foundation. During the ceremony, last year’s scholarships recipients who have just returned from exchange gave presentations on a few hotly debated social issues in their host countries, such as racism, environmental protection and anti-drugs policy etc.
 
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Ms Yan Chan, Program Director and Ms Hilda Shum, Program Associate of ZeShan Foundation shared their overseas living experiences with the scholarships recipients.
 

Lingnan Education Organization Ambassadors Sharing Night 

Lingnan Education Organization (LEO) appointed 51 LEO Ambassadors in 2011/12 and supported 37 of them going on exchange to overseas or mainland for one academic semester. The returned Ambassadors shared their exchange experiences with LEO Chairman Dr David Pun Chan, Honorable Chairman Dr Tong Tin-sun, President Chan Yuk-Shee and fellow LEO Directors at the LEO Ambassadors Sharing Night, held on 8 February 2012.

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LEO Ambassdors took group photo with LEO Chairman Dr David Pun Chan, Honorable Chairman Dr Tong Tin-sun, President Chan Yuk-Shee and fellow LEO directors and guests.
 
 
 
 
 

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